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Old Colburn, on the route of the Coast to Coast Walk
Colburn is located in North Yorkshire
Colburn
Colburn
Population 4,860 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SE203982
Civil parish
  • Colburn
District
  • Richmondshire
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Catterick Garrison
Postcode district DL9
Dialling code 01748
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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54°22′45″N 1°41′20″W / 54.37922°N 1.6888°W / 54.37922; -1.6888

Colburn is a town, civil parish and electoral ward in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Catterick village and has a population of 4,860 according to the 2011 census, rising from 3,606 in 2001.

Places of Worship

Colburn lies within the parish of Hipswell and is served by St Cuthbert's church, Colburn Lane, Colburn.

Economy

The primary shopping area, known as the Broadway precinct, includes a Co-op convenience store, as well as several independent businesses and the community library. Colburn Business Park was opened in 2008, consisting of over 50,000 sq ft of office space and 20 buildings.

Education

The town has one primary school, Colburn Community Primary School, and the closest provider of secondary education is Risedale School in neighbouring Hipswell.

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